Vista Point

Bouchard, Nancy
January 2008
SGB;Jan2008, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p12
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the effect of climate on the sale of snow sports hardgoods in the U.S., during the season of 2006-07. In the 2006-07 season, the SIA Retail Audit indicates that snow sports hardgoods topped $629 million, with specialty distribution channels commanding all but $64,000 of sales. The biggest category of skis sold were adult mid fat ski systems with 86,392 units. However due to early advent of winters in 2007, retailers have been able to sell much of the 2006-07 ski inventory.


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